1. 10 Deals That Would Spice Up the Final Weeks of the Summer Transfer Window

    As the summer transfer window approaches its conclusion, the deals are coming in thick and fast. There have already been some major moves, with players such as Alexis Sanchez, Toni Kroos , James Rodriguez and Luis Suarez switching clubs...

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  2. 10 Young African Players Poised to Break out in 2014/15

    This feature profiles 10 young African players who could be poised to enjoy breakout campaigns over the 2014/15 season...

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  3. Why Demba Ba Will Shock Arsenal in Champions League Qualifier

    Arsenal meet Besiktas on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier. Speaking ahead of the teams’ first meeting in Istanbul, Arsene Wenger , as ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 4 days ago 3,094 reads 2 comments

  4. 5 Things to Expect from Emmanuel Adebayor at Tottenham This Season

    As one of the more unpredictable characters in the Premier League, it’s perhaps unwise to present “five things to expect from Emmanuel Adebayor at Tottenham this season...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 days ago 4,068 reads 9 comments

  5. Christian Atsu and 5 African Youngsters to Benefit from Loan Moves This Season

    It was perhaps inevitable that Christian Atsu would be sent out on loan this season. Chelsea have stockpiled young (African) talent over the last few years and it’s clear that ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 8 days ago 4,046 reads 5 comments

  6. Why Serge Aurier Will Have a Huge Season at PSG

    For much of last season, one of the great inevitabilities of African football was that Serge Aurier would make a major summer move...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 9 days ago 1,445 reads 3 comments

  7. Why Keeping Yaya Toure Was So Vital for Manchester City

    At times this summer, it looked like Yaya Toure ’s prosperous relationship with Manchester City would be coming to an end...

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  8. How Chelsea Forward Victor Moses Can Get His Career Back on Track

    Back in the summer of 2012, as Victor Moses prepared to swap Wigan Athletic for Chelsea , Latics chairman Dave Whelan was typically vocal in his criticism of the move. Initially, the fee was a sticking point...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 days ago 4,672 reads 5 comments

  9. Ranking the 5 Best South African Footballers of All Time

    This article celebrates the greatest South African footballers of all time. Bafana Bafana may have fallen on hard times, having failed to qualify for the last three World Cup finals, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 14 days ago 5,057 reads 15 comments

  10. Why Did It Go Wrong for Saphir Taider at Inter Milan?

    Southampton announced the transfer of Saphir Taider on Wednesday. The Algeria midfielder has joined the club on a season-long loan deal from Internazionale, with Dani Osvaldo moving in the opposite direction...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 15 days ago 4,119 reads 6 comments

  11. Why Real Madrid Should Sign Mehdi Benatia

    Francesco Totti secured most of the headlines when Real Madrid met AS Roma in the International Champions Cup at the end of July...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 16 days ago 9,526 reads 17 comments

  12. 10 Things You Need to Know About Manchester City Prodigy Kelechi Iheanacho

    Various African players have stolen the headlines this summer. Immediately after the last season ended, it was Samuel Eto ’o, who was released...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 18 days ago 6,950 reads 3 comments

  13. Ranking the Top-10 Africans to Have Played for Liverpool

    This article celebrates the African players to have passed through Liverpool ’s doors. This feature ranks the top 10 of the continent’s stars to have played for the Merseyside club...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 21 days ago 7,878 reads 15 comments

  14. Can Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Establish Himself as First Choice at Dortmund?

    It was a season of two halves for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Borussia Dortmund last year. He began the campaign in explosive form for his new side, but he had become something of a bit-part player by the season’s close ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 23 days ago 3,459 reads 10 comments

  15. Why Emmanuel Emenike Would Be an Ideal Signing for Everton

    Nigeria forward Emmanuel Emenike has been the subject of some major interest from the Premier League this summer...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 24 days ago 5,580 reads 4 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 5 Africans to Have Played for Everton

    Everton may not have the same kind of tradition of featuring African players as some of the other sides in the Premier League, but nonetheless, the Toffees’ history includes several key contributions by the continent’s players...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 25 days ago 2,840 reads 3 comments

  17. Five Africans Who Could Help Manchester United's Revolution

    Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, speaking on MUTV (via The Guardian ) , has announced that the club have “no fixed budget” for new recruits this summer...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 27 days ago 34,247 reads 79 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 20 African Players in La Liga History

    It is fair to say that African players haven’t made the same kind of impact in La Liga as they have in other major leagues across Europe...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 5,606 reads 9 comments

  19. 5 Algerian Players Who Will Earn Money Moves This Summer on Back of World Cup

    Interest in Algerian players is high following the Desert Foxes’ excellent summer showing in Brazil...

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  20. The 10 Best Moments of Michael Essien's Career

    Michael Essien ’s career as an elite competitor at one of Europe’s major clubs looks to have come to an end...

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  21. Does Kevin Constant Need to Leave Milan to Further His Career?

    Today, Africa’s brightest young defender—and arguably its brightest prospect—Serge Aurier is biding his time at Toulouse, on the brink of a transfer to one of Europe’s major clubs [via Joe Krishnan of The Independent ]...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 2,176 reads 5 comments

  22. Does Sulley Muntari Have a Point to Prove at Milan After World Cup Controversy?

    Geremi Njitap is one of the most decorated players in the history of African football. The Indomitable Lion is a two-time Champions League winner and has a combined five league titles, ...

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  23. 7 Changes African Football Must Make to Become More Competitive at a World Cup

    Despite having two teams reach the World Cup knockout stages for the first time in history, the showing of Africa’s teams in Brazil has been received with much negativity ...

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  24. Analysing the Conflicting Fortunes of Africa's World Cup Managers

    This feature analyses the conflicting fortunes of Africa’s World Cup managers during the ongoing tournament in Brazil. Three teams arguably underachieved in Brazil...

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  25. 10 Africans Who Could Secure Transfers on Back of World Cup Performances

    While teams are much less likely to uncover previously undiscovered talent at the World Cup than they were over a decade ago, the tournament remains one of the greatest “shop windows” for professional players...

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